South Shore

South Shore

Shut supermarket set for demolition

A former Blackpool supermarket looks set to be demolished in coming months.

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Fire crews were called to St Annes Road

Fire crews called to smoking machine

Fire crews were called to reports of smoke pouring from a washing machine at a home in South Shore.

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The van was engulfed by flames

PICTURES: Firefighters called to van 'explosion' in South Shore

Firefighters were called to a car park off Osborne Road in South Shore following reports of an explosion earlier this morning.
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Boscombe Road in South Shore (Pic: Google)

Convertible sports car vandalised and torched

A motorist was on the receiving end of unwanted Valentine’s Day attention after somebody vandalised his sports car – before returning to set fire to it.

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Free tennis lessons for youngsters at South Shore Tennis Club.  Coun Lily Henderson with Archie Dixon,  and Lydia Walker,

Free tennis set to return with new coach

Free children’s tennis sessions are set to re-start in Blackpool this month.

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Michelle Roberts and fianee Xander Black

South Shore mermaid’s fairy tail is one from the hearty!

Do you, pirate, take this mermaid to be your lawful wedded wife?

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Police

Man, 29, bailed after bakery break-in and car chase

A man arrested following an hour-long car chase across the Fylde coast has been bailed, police said.

Crime
The Auctioneer pub in Lytham Road, South Shore

South Shore pub targeted in early hours break-in

Thieves broke into The Auctioneer pub in Lytham Road, South Shore, police said.

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Jimmy Armfield has spoken of his pride at the move

Jimmy Armfield’s pride as it’s revealed new school will bear his name

Blackpool’s new school, set to open on the former Arnold site next year, will be named after resort legend Jimmy Armfield, it can be revealed.

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A book sale in Morrisons hopes to fund life-saving equipment

Defibrillator hopes for town supermarket

Life-saving equipment could soon be installed in a Blackpool supermarket.

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Firefighters outside Cairn Court

UPDATE: Firefighters called to ‘smell of smoke’ at block of flats

Firefighters were called to Cairn Court in Squires Gate Lane, South Shore, to reports of smoke this morning.

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Glen Yates with sister Lorraine Kenny at the house on Hudson Road, where his dad lived before his death

Blackpool man’s home burgled hours after his death

The son of a Blackpool man whose home was ransacked by burglars just hours after his death has blasted the thieves who carried out the heartless raid.

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Samantha Ward was desperate to make a difference after seeing a charity advert on TV

Generous Samantha, 7, proves every penny counts after seeing TV charity appeal

A Blackpool schoolgirl was so touched by a TV charity appeal she turned up at the bank where her mum works desperate to make a £2 donation.

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Jason Walsh, who died after a house fire in 1996

Hoax call ‘could have seen a repeat of five-year-old’s death’

A hoax caller who falsely reported a strong smell of gas – sparking an urgent response from the fire service – could have ‘cost lives’, it was claimed this morning.

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A man was arrested after the crash

Man arrested after car smashes into traffic light on the Prom

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault and failing to provide a breath test following an accident on the Promenade earlier this morning.

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Some of the damage caused by the runaway horse

Driver left with hefty bill after horse’s rampage

A runaway horse caused thousands of pounds of damage after bolting through South Shore.

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Seasider's Way - Google

Police crackdown on yobs proves a success

Police are deciding whether to continue an operation to crack down on stone throwing yobs.

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Standing traffic on Clifton Drive North towards St Annes from Starr Gate

Drivers fume at long delays

Drivers have been left fuming and frustrated after roadworks caused major delays into St Annes from South Shore.

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Katarzyna Lukaszewicz with Coun Mark Smith at the Waterloo Delicatessen

Blackpool’s South Shore get a little taste of Poland

Traditional Polish flavours have come to South Beach and are proving to be a big hit with the local community.

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‘Aspirational landmark scheme’ planned for Prom

Two restaurant or bar units and 15 apartments could be built on the Promenade in South Shore, documents lodged at the town hall show.

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